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13:41 GMT+2
July 5, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Foreign investor in talks to buy top German steelmaker's assets
    ThyssenKrupp AG, Germany's largest steelmaker, is in 'intensive talks' with a foreign investor regarding the sale of the civilian parts of its Blohm+Voss unit after failing to reach an agreement with Abu Dhabi MAR.
  • K-Line in no rush to add larger box ships
    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan's No. 3 container line, said it may take as long as a year to decide on plans for adding larger vessels, even after its two main local rivals signed deals to add big box ships.
  • Port Klang, PTP move up one rung in top 20 rankings
    Port Klang and Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) have maintained their top 20 rankings. In a statement on Sunday, Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd said Port Klang moved up one rung from 14th to 13th spot with 8.87 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), with Westports contributing 5.57 million TEUs. It said PTP moved up a rung from 17th to 16th place with 6.54 million TEUs.

Sched Netweb site
  • Maersk experiences Asia-US trade decline, calls it 'stock correction'
  • Ningbo container throughput up 3.7pc to 6.1 million TEU in first five months
  • Guangxi's Liujiang River upgrades capacity, slashing transport costs
  • OOCL Beijing's design wins award for Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
  • New World Alliance members order 14,000-TEUers for the Asia-Europe trade
  • APL joins Maersk imposing no-show fees, but will pay for rollovers too
  • CSAV in talks to build consortium on service with MSC and CMA CGM
  • Panalpina commits to a sustainable 20pc growth in gross profit
  • Indian truckers unionised at Maersk's Gateway Terminals India in Mumbai
  • Nigerian corruption puts off investors in furthering transport growth
  • Australia grounds Singapore's Tiger Airways over 'serious' safety concerns
  • Global air cargo declines 4pc in May, but Latin American, Mideast avoid downturn
  • Qantas resumes New Zealand flights after volcanic ash cloud clears
  • Air cargo analyst stands by his condemnation of St Louis China Hub plan as waste
  • Canada Windsor Airport's cargo hub go-ahead Phase 2 of feasibility study

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Confidence dips to two-year low as concern mounts over rising fuel costs and overtonnaging
  • Direct shipping between mainland China & Taiwan saves shippers more than $ 100 million
  • Japan extends anti-trust immunity to carriers for four more years
  • Maersk docks first 13,000-TEU vessel at newly dredged Antwerp
  • MOL boosts fleet, revises Asia-ECSA service
  • Transpacific rates rise after two months of weekly declines
  • JSPL planning captive port near Gopalpur
  • Overseas ports investment firm planned
  • AIMTC pushes back truckers' strike to July 17
  • Pristine launches rail-linked ICD at Kanpur
  • Core sector growth slips to 5.3 pc in May
  • India's exponential export growth

International Transport Journalweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • John Potter selected as President and CEO for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
    The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority last week selected former Postmaster General John E. (Jack) Potter to be the President/CEO of the Airports ...
  • Hong Kong Airport Authority sets new records for financial year 2010/2011
    The Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) announced that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) set new financial and operational records in the financial year ended 31 March 2011, in...
  • United States: Union Pacific Railroad invests USD 23.1 million for track imrovements in Idaho
    Union Pacific Railroad will continue improving Idaho's transportation infrastructure with a USD 23.1 million investment in the rail line that runs from Weiser to Mountain Home in t...
  • New eco-depot of GLS connected to the network
    Since 14 June parcels are moving on the conveyor belts in the most recent eco-depot of GLS Germany. After a construction period of nine months, about 120 employees started operatio...
  • Austrian Brau Union increases efficiency with modern warehousing and logistics
    The Austrian brewery corporation Brau Union is optimising its warehousing and logistics under the direction of T-Systems. Interconnection is the core of Metasyst's warehouse manage...
  • New road freight hub in Bratislava
    Dachser has opened a new road freight hub for its European overland transport network in Bratislava, Slovakia, that will target the trade in Central and Eastern Europe. The new log...
  • Implant Sciences signs testing agreements for Quantum Sniffer QS-B220
    Implant Sciences Corporation, a US high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, based in Wilmington, MA, announced last week it had signed agreeme...
  • Jumbo Shipping delivers its largest ever container crane
    Jumbo Shipping has delivered a 71-metre-tall and 29-metre-wide container crane to the Port of Sète (France) for its client Eurocrane. Weighing close to 1,200 tonnes and equipped wi...
  • Dreyer+Timm offers telematics solution for reefer trailers
    Forwarders, hauliers and logistics experts increasingly notice that cost and competitive advantages can not only be achieved through modern telematics systems for tractors but also...
  • More truck registrations in Europe
    In May 178,000 new vans and trucks were registered in Europe. That corresponds to an increase of 25% compared with the reference month of the previous year. According to the Associ...
  • Japanese government certifies ozone-based ballast water treatment system
    "FineBallast® OZ", an ozone-based ballast water treatment system co-developed by MOL, MOL Marine Consulting Ltd. and others earned a certificate of compliance from the Japane...
  • Ralph Coton (Shipowners' Club) is dead
    Ralph Coton, Business Services Director of the Shipowners' Club, died after a long battle with illness. Coton gained a nautical studies degree at Southampton University and then fo...

Marine Logweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • Opening of Arctic won't lead to significant increase in oil production, says study
  • Captain of pirated vessel to receive IMO award for bravery
  • Kirby completes acquisition of K-Sea

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • New Lloyd's Open Form is timely and practical
    The two most significant changes introduced by LOF 2011 relate to the publishing of awards and procedures to be followed in respect of salvage services provided to containerships
  • Capesize values reach eight year low
    Abundance of vessel availability in large bulk sector hits freight rates and subsequently ship values
  • Bangladeshi demolition volumes at highest level since early 2009
    Chittagong breakers reported as buying 58 vessels in second quarter as industry activity resumes
  • Secondhand bulk carriers sell for an average $15m
    Average price per ship sold in second quarter of $15m is lowest since same period of 2009
  • STX Pan Ocean offloads four bulk carriers for over $55m
    One 1980s-built capesize and three 1990s-build handysize bulkers sold in secondhand market
  • Tracking the trackers in Hamburg
    AIS elite face the fact their monopoly will not last forever as new competition enters market
  • Asia-Europe rates continue to soften
    CTS data shows cargo growth also modest
  • Port state control being told to sharpen its teeth
    Proposed Brussels guidelines aim to enforce low-sulphur compliance
  • Brussels insists low-sulphur directive will not be delayed
    Harmonisation of EU rules with Marpol will go through by 2012, despite imminent recess
  • RFA fights distraction of scrutiny by bidders
    Cdre Bill Walworth refuses to see Royal Fleet Auxiliary as cherries to be picked by private sector
  • Jobs to go as vessels sold off
    Jobs will go, but RFA will remain biggest employer of UK merchant seafarers, says chief
  • Germanischer Lloyd shakes up its management structure
    Revamp aims to lighten the burden of chief executive Erik van der Nordaa
  • Bullying rife among British and Dutch officers, says maritime union
    Figure of more than 40% is twice that of all employees in the two countries
  • Insurance cover launched for corporate killing
    Policy protects shipowners against claims that could follow from the use of armed guards
  • Norwegian ship painter leads drive to bring transparency to hull coatings
    Jotun Hull Performance Solutions wants to develop industry standard amid exaggerated claims from paint makers
  • Preparation seen as crucial in new UK anti-bribery law
    The UK Bribery Act became effective on Friday. It covers any person or company doing business in the UK even if the offence was outside the country
  • Teekay ventures into the offshore wind power market
    Shipowner seals deal with A2Sea to develop a vessel design for installing turbine foundations
  • A taste for tea that did a service to shipping
    Hutchison Port Holding chief John Meredith describes how his father's advice helped to shape his career
  • Lloyd's appoints new controller of agencies to succeed Bizon
    Mark Patterson has 30-year background in marine insurance
  • STX in the frame for $600m boxship order
    Shipbuilder neither confirms nor denies deal for 15 vessels with government-owned Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co
  • Protecting the reef
    Preventing accidents like the Shen Neng 1 grounding on the Great Barrier Reef should start with ensuring crew are not exhausted
  • Waiting for the unsung hero
    The trend towards ordering extra-big containerships has its critics, but it is too early to decide who is right
  • Arctic route open for summer
    First of up to 15 vessels already on its way from Murmansk to China as ice thaws early
  • Rotterdam barge shuttle will bypass highway artery's congestion
    APM Terminals and inland hub DMT offer way around a scheduled four years of roadworks
  • Irish Continental Group refuses to comment on rumours of stake sale
    Media reports say board reshuffle at investors One51 may lead to sale of its 12.5% in ICG
  • Australia expands ship monitoring to protect Great Barrier Reef
    Monitoring system upgraded to cater for increasing traffic to Queensland ports
  • Pirates strike twice near Singapore
    Up to five small pirate craft and one speedboat repelled in attacks on bulker and tugboat
  • Kirby completes K-Sea acquisition
    The $604m takeover unites inland and coastwise waterborne transportation
  • AOD exercises option for second Keppel FELS $184m jack-up
    Drilling company now has three KFELS B rigs in the pipeline

Fairplayweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • 'K' Line opts out of gigantism trend for box ships
    JAPAN'S 'K' Line told Fairplay today it has decided to gauge the box market a bit longer before jumping on the ultra-large container ship bandwagon
  • Transneft assails Bulgaria
    TRANSNEFT today publicly attacked delays by Bulgaria over the trans-Balkan oil pipeline proposal
  • IEA crude release fails to move oil markets
    WEAK US demand is today dashing hope that the IEA's release of oil stocks would drive product tanker freight rates higher
  • Vale calls VLOC delays 'normal'
    BRAZIL'S mining giant Vale today told Fairplay it is not disturbed that China Rongsheng missed its delivery target for eight of the 16 VLOCs it ordered this year
  • Tanker growth seen keeping pace
    GROWTH in the tanker fleet in 2H11 is likely to maintain the pace of 2011's first six months, according to broker EA Gibson
  • Russia feels price pinch
    RUSSIA, the world's largest energy exporter, is beginning to feel the pinch of lower oil and commodity prices
  • Blohm + Voss could need German aid
    GERMAN shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems might need government aid to support its Blohm + Voss construction division now that a planned sale to Abu Dhabi Mar has fallen through
  • For boxes, cheers but tears
    THE STARTING bell for this year's third quarter has brought cheers to trans-Pacific carriers - but tears for Asia/Europe operators
  • Athens pulling shipowners into planning
    ATHENS is reportedly asking Greek shipowners to confer over plans to privatise Greece's ports

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • Singapore Airlines Pleas Guilty to Price-Fixing
    Singapore Airlines Cargo will pay a $48 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to charges the carrier conspired to...
  • Yes, YRC Worldwide Can Be Saved
    The June 13 Journal of Commerce cover story on YRC Worldwide did an excellent job of looking at how the...
  • Big Rainstorms Inundate Logistics
    When you're already battling historic floods on several rivers at once, any new rain surely pours. That's the scenario railroads...
  • Laboratories on Wheels
    For Lucas Oil, a private fleet is more than a means of transportation. It's also a rolling laboratory. ...
  • Privatizing Truck Capacity
    When Lucas Oil transportation chief Marty Martin needs a truck, he usually doesn't call a trucking company. He goes out...
  • NRDC Puts Rails on Notice
    After blocking Southern California port expansion projects for seven years and forcing ports to address air emissions health risks, the...
  • Road Narrows for Shippers
    Excess capacity may be building on the high seas, but it evaporates quickly once freight reaches dry land. Unlike container...
  • Slow-Steaming Toward the Peak
    For ocean carriers, the disquieting chatter began in early spring. All the new capacity they had delayed taking delivery of...
  • DC Dreaming
    Several years ago, I visited with an executive who wanted his company to become a major player in the logistics...
  • 'No Ships for You!'
    One reason Seaspan chose Chinese shipyards to build its next generation of big ships was that South Korean shipbuilders were...
  • Carriers Bullish on Building
    Despite signs of a cyclical slump in container shipping, a bull market is developing for construction of large, fuel-efficient ships....
  • No Longer Boxed Out
    Those large blue boxes with the familiar APL logo that started appearing on U.S. highways and railroads in May aren't...
  • The PierPass Puzzle
    Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach face the conundrum of having to run up to five night and weekend gates...
  • A Two-Way Trade for Service Guarantees
    Audiovox Electronics' Pat Moffett is willing to stand behind his commitment to deliver cargo to his carrier in time to...
  • Washington's Fork in the Road
    There's an odd disconnect in Washington these days ' even odder than usual ' on how, and how much, to...
  • Red Tape, Peeled Back
    Exporting companies are starting to see the fruits of the Obama administration's effort to streamline and modernize the outdated export...
  • Trade Facilitation Doesn't Add Up
    Customs and Border Protection is short-handed. At a time when Commissioner Alan Bersin is trying to return Customs to its...
  • Slipping on the Soft Patch?
    The industrial commodities sector that fuels factory production is sending worrisome signs to a global shipping business concerned with whether...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • Is the eurozone facing a slow death?
    To many businesses trading in Europe in the final chapter of the 20th Century, a common currency versus the 17 or so different monetary units used within the European Union made sense. The need for constant conversions and the uncertainty of a currency loss or gain before the transaction was complete made for nervous inaccurate budgeting
  • CMA CGM enters NZ-Asia trade
  • SAR planning additional rail links in Saudi Arabia
  • US warned about fragile economy
  • SITC reveals expansion plans as it posts healthy Q1 profit
  • APL Logistics expands into the upper Middle East Gulf

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • Heroic master is honoured
    Shot and injured Capt Seok Hae-kyun wins award for exceptional bravery that allowd the recapture of the chemical carrier Samho Jewelry.
  • Wisdom leaves beach
    Derelict cargoship pulled free from Mumbai sands as it heads to breakers again.
  • Bharati founders buy
    Vijay Kumar and PC Kapoor (above) confound exit rumours by upping stakes in Indian shipyard.
  • STX PO ship saved
    South Korean navy fights off attack by three pirate boats on bulker STX Azalea off Somalia.
  • Bigger bill for MSC Prestige
    VLCC owner's offer to settle costly collision lands containership with a larger share of the cost of going to law.
  • Wallenius tools up
    Swedish owner admits it has armed guards on its vessels to deter pirate attacks off Somalia.
  • Guards ward off attack
    Armed Greek security personnel deter two Somali skiffs by firing warning shots.
  • Ultramax deal done
    An affiliate of China's Sinopacific yard group reportedly inks contracts for four 63,000-dwt bulkers.
  • Two attacks foiled
    Robbers fail in bids to raid US bulker and Russian tug off Singapore and Indonesia.
  • Forest fetching $17m
    Japan's MC Shipping sells 1999-built handymax into Europe for "reasonably firm" price.
  • Farstad sells elderly lady
    Norwegian offshore operator gets boost from $5m sale of Singapore based PSV.
  • Tanker breaks down
    Philippines coast guard says crew safe after domestic vessel went adrift 15 miles offshore.
  • Arpeni gets cash boost
    Indonesian bulker and tanker owner secures $80m loan to pursue two ship purchases.
  • Fourth time unlucky
    Norovirus-like outbreak number four hits Sea Princess after a torrid two months.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 4, 2011
  • Bunker fuel spills into South Korean stream
    Bunker leak is reported to have occurred in the Gyeonggi Province.
  • IFO prices fall in Fujairah
    Avails 'tight' in Durban.
  • Office move for Dutch supplier
    Argos Ceebunkers moves with parent company.
  • Asian fuel oil imports could climb in August
    West-to-East arbitrage window has opened, say players.
  • Rotterdam market slightly firmer
    Prices fall in Piraeus.
  • Bunker Holding closing in on WFS as global leader
    Solid annual result shows growth in turnover, profit and equity despite contraction of global marine fuels market.
  • Military commitment to biofuels 'will shape the market'
    We can help technologies 'over the hurdle from being just a good idea to being commercially viable,' says US Navy secretary.
  • Opponents of sulphur rules appeal to US Supreme Court
    PMSA wants earlier court ruling overturned.
  • Asian bunker prices down as week opens
    Mixed demand across major Asian ports.
  • South Korean bunker volumes stable month-on-month
    SK Energy continues to produce lower volumes due to scheduled turnaround.
  • Tanker owners brace for 'white knuckle' ride
    Owners paying '50% more for bunkers' than a year ago, says shipbroker.
  • Kochi to improve bunkering facilities
    Plans is expected to allow suppliers to offer more competitive bunker prices.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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